CA Appraiser License #AG002662
Jim Myers, MAI, joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2017 and serves as an executive vice president and co-market leader for Southern California and Hawaii. Mr. Myers specializes in valuation and advisory, with a special focus on office properties. His expertise also includes highest and best use studies, ground lease valuation and consulting, arbitrations, litigation support, real estate tax appeals consulting, and investment sales support and leasing support.
Mr. Myers has successfully completed appraisal and consulting assignments for all major property types, including office, land, residential, retail, hotel, studio, data center and special-purpose. In particular, he has focused on major office properties and data centers throughout the United States. Mr. Myers has also been involved in significant arbitrations relating to resets of ground leases and major leased premises.
Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Myers worked as an appraiser at Cushman & Wakefield for 31 years. Prior to that, he worked for two years at Donahue and Company, Inc., where he focused on eminent domain litigation, special purpose and problem properties, easement valuation and full and partial property damages.
- Top Valuation Services Professional in Southern California, Cushman & Wakefield, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006
- Top Valuation Professional Nationally, Cushman & Wakefield, 1991, 2004, 2005 and 2006
- Designated member, Appraisal Institute (MAI)
- Certified general real estate appraiser, state of California and other states
Mr. Myers earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Kenyon College. He has also completed the requirements of the Appraisal Institute’s continuing education program.